The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 33 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.51% 6.20% 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 21.62% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Median salary £87,500 £70,000 £78,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
14 37 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.04% 28.68% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 4
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of job ads across the Canary Wharf region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Unix

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PMO
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP